Skip

Con Men! Artistocrats! Nancy Boys! Radiothearpy and More!
February 5, 2014 2:03 PM   Subscribe


 
Oh neat. I just love Robert Graves's The Long Week-End, which is also popular/oddball history of the interwar years.
posted by Frowner at 2:11 PM on February 5


And I mean, this looks great also, not unlike the Graves book.
posted by Frowner at 2:11 PM on February 5


I love everything about this blog. Thanks, The Whelk!

Now if you will pardon me, I have to remedy my brain fag.
posted by Foci for Analysis at 2:13 PM on February 5


Definitely one for the old RSS...
posted by jim in austin at 2:25 PM on February 5


Yeah, boom, right into the feed reader. Great find.
posted by immlass at 2:46 PM on February 5


I don't like the layout much, but "Grinning at the guilelessness of the American Society woman" is going to be my next euphemism just as soon as I can think of something delicious enough to attach it to.
posted by GenjiandProust at 2:53 PM on February 5


I can't read "Panopepton" without thinking of Foucault, though. On the other hand, he might have appreciated beef and wheat in perfect solution....
posted by GenjiandProust at 2:55 PM on February 5


This is fantastic, thank you.
posted by jokeefe at 6:11 PM on February 5


Oh cool, I just started reading this blog a couple weeks or so ago when some rabbit-hole of London history led me to The Worst Street in 1920s London. There's a lot of lovely stuff here.
posted by oneirodynia at 8:06 PM on February 5


This is great. Thanks, Whelk.
posted by homunculus at 1:20 AM on February 6


This is great. Though I am now utterly terrified he's going to write about my favourite example of a Great War-enabled '20s chancer before I get the chance to. Gah!
posted by Sonny Jim at 6:13 AM on February 6


See also Strange Flowers which often covers the same period/themes.
posted by octobersurprise at 6:48 AM on February 6 [1 favorite]


Oh, this is fantastic. Thank you, Whelk.
posted by catlet at 4:45 PM on February 6


« Older A government of the many, not a government of...   |   The mysteries of the planarian Newer »


This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments



Post